Cycling without Age Bristol

Cycling Without Age Bristol is a new, independent non-profit organisation (registered with Charity Commission, number 1182936). Our aim is to harness the pedal power of volunteer cycle-pilots to take local care homes residents out on free ‘Trishaw’ rides to feel the wind in their hair! The trishaw is a specially adapted, three-wheel cycle with a

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Connecting young people with care homes – get involved

My Home Life is currently seeking funding to deliver an ambitious national project aimed at creating a range of local opportunities for young people (aged 5-14 years) to develop meaningful and sustaining relationships with residents of care homes. This project will both help enhance the quality of life of older people living in care homes

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Stories of building community connections from Kepplegate Care Services.

Keeplegate care home has been working hard to connect residents to their local communities. Their story helps us all to think about what’s possible when asking our local communities for support in enhancing quality of life for older people living in care homes. Recently the family residing in Kepplegate Care Home in Preesall, had a wonderful evening when they were

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My Care Home Fans

Come and join the team!

My Home Life is recruiting a Project Development Officer on a 6-month contract, in the first instance, to start in Early March 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with energy and passion to support our vision of quality of life for all people living, dying visiting, and working in care homes. The role

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Creating communities; Great outcomes for older & young people.

Rachel Boulton, Head of Upper School from Christian Fellowship School (CFS), is advocating for more schools to reach out to their local care homes to make new and meaningful relationships between the young and old. Rachel has shared her story with My Home Life after her positive experiences of running an intergenerational project in Liverpool. Rachel hopes

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Sign up today & receive a FREE ‘Goody Pack’!

Why not sign up with Care Home FaNs today and receive a Free ‘Goody Pack’ ? Our Care Home FaNs pack is filled with the little things you might find helpful in getting you started in engaging your community with your care home.To access your Free pack, sign up below and ensure you leave us your postal address. For more than one

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Making new intergenerational connections…

Teddies toddler group set up camp at The Lawn Care Home Holybourne toddler group, Teddies, has set up camp in The Lawn Care Home in the village. Due to refurbishment of their usual venue, the Church of Holy Rood, the group children, aged up to five, had to find somewhere else to hold their weekly get-togethers. The

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Cocktails in Care Homes

Celine Dion’s ‘My Heart Will Go On’ is blasting out of the stereo, Angelica, Helen and Phoebe are clinging onto to each other belting out the lyrics on the make shift dance floor and people are sitting all around the room singing along whilst sipping on their drinks and have a nibble on some cheesy

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